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Hacker makes stunning chunk of cash creating fake COVID-19 vaccine orders online
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A hacker made about $767,000 creating fake coronavirus vaccine orders on the dark web, according to researchers.
The hacker on March 23 created fake COVID-19 vaccine orders before deleting his seller account and walking away with $762,000 worth in bitcoin, according to Check Point Research.
“The dark web is booming with activity related to coronavirus vaccine services," Check Point Research spokesperson Ekram Ahmed said in a statement. "Vendors are offering fake vaccines, vaccination certificates and negative COVID-19 tests in scores. It’s clear to us that the target market for the dark web vendors are more dealers than the public at large."